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by Simon Staho


Danish landscapes, in black and white. A forest, a lake, fields. Then two young girls on a train, sitting opposite and staring at each other. Ida is blond, pretty, and delicate. Karin is a plump and sturdy brunette. It is she who breaks the silence, to talk about the father. Ida does not respond, not wanting to discuss the man who has raped her. Karin offers her her little finger, the gesture children make to swear eternal friendship. But these two young girls are far more than friends; they are in love, and on their way to the father from whom Ida expects cathartic excuses.

international title: Warriors of Love
original title: Kærlighedens Krigere
country: Sweden
sales agent: TrustNordisk
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Simon Staho
film run: 93'
release date: SE 11/09/2009
screenplay: Peter Asmussen, Simon Staho
cast: Josefin Ljungman, Shima Niavarani
cinematography by: Harald Gunnar Paalgard
film editing: Janus Billeskov Jansen
producer: Anne Katrine Andersen, Janus Billeskov Jansen, Peter Asmussen
production: Zentropa International Sweden, Film i Väst
backing: Swedish Television, XX Film, Danish Film Institute
distributor: Nordisk Film Distribution AB, Nordisk Film Distribution A/S (DK)
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